London Tech Companies for LRT!

Recently, an article appeared in the London Free Press stating that businesses in London don’t want light rail. A few of us in the tech community wanted to state that clearly not all businesses are against light rail. As businesses in the technology sector (with over 1,000 open jobs currently), we know how important it is to be able to attract and retain talent.

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

... was a frustrating year for me because our story was stuck in an uncomfortable place. Actually, we were literally stuck in an uncomfortable space as our new office was yet to be completed and our temporary space was terrible. Soul-killing, team-killing, productivity-killing, terrible. We were producing excellent work and things were going well on the business side of things but our culture and our team development felt like it was on pause.

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The Art & Science of Creativity

The first Art & Science of Creativity was a two-hour incubator hosted by Rick Miller at the beautiful Grand Theatre, and sponsored by Ellipsis Digital. The invitation-only event was created as a new patron experience for The Grand, one intended to spark some energy and build community around the idea of creativity...

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Feelin' It

If you haven’t heard or noticed, Google updated its logo recently, trading a fair share of their signature “personality” for a refined treatment that looks toward a “simple, uncluttered, colorful, friendly” future.

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From "Start" to "Finish"

We talked to the dynamic development team at Engine SevenFour about their top tips for building good websites. Turns out that despite their skill in sweating the small details, their tips tend toward big-picture thinking, and could be applied to almost any project…

 

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Challenge Accepted

The David Suzuki Foundation challenges Canadians and people around the world to join the 30×30 Challenge by spending 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days. Better late than never, Engine SevenFour is going to participate by walking our scrums to a nearby green space starting today.

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Don't Read the Comments...

Much ink has been spilled in the past few weeks over a number of high-profile rebrands; the critical response to Paula Scher's work on "The New School" culminated with her dry reading of select "mean tweets" just days before Hillary Clinton's "H-and-Arrow" found itself the focus of the Twittersphere’s most critical...

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